Valentine tries something different here, with an honestly shocking inversion of the narration halfway through. This is perhaps the most straightforward and brutal of his collection of hateworks.
Too often, the quality of an adapted story is measured by the lengths at which it goes to recreate the events on which it was based. If one were to use these same criteria to assess The Disaster Artist, James Franco and crew’s love-letter to infamous cult film The Room, one would not have much to say. From this perspective, Franco’s film nears perfection, capturing the idiosyncrasies of The Room’s disastrously idiosyncratic auteur Tommy Wiseau to a tee. However, it…